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Shamsuddin Ahmad
Universiti Putra Malaysia
PsychologySocial exchange theoryPolitical sciencePedagogyKnowledge management
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#1Hashimah HashimH-Index: 1
#2Shamsuddin Ahmad (UPM: Universiti Putra Malaysia)H-Index: 5
Information on the professional journey towards becoming an expert in Continuing Professional Education (CPE) is important to the novice who wants to venture on the same route. The objective of this paper is to explore the CPE journey of the experts and to identify the factors contributing to becoming an expert. Four expert teacher educators from two Malaysian Institutes of Teacher Education were interviewed using retrospective interview approach. Data were analysed and findings as themes were d...
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#2Shamsuddin AhmadH-Index: 5
Last. Ismi Arif IsmailH-Index: 8
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Previous research indicated that farmers’ attitude, knowledge and competency influenced the adoption of technology. Realizing the truth, this study was carried out with the purpose to find factors and answers to questions that influenced the adoption of Precision Agricultural Practice (PAP). The study was carried out on 119 paddy farmers at IADA Barat Laut, Selangor. Results indicated that attitude, knowledge and competency significantly influenced the adoption of the PAP. Hence, to change the f...
#1Hashimah HashimH-Index: 1
#2Shamsuddin AhmadH-Index: 5
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide human resource practitioners with practical information on the characteristics of a training programme that stimulates training motivation.Design/methodology/approach – The paper uses integrative literature reviews of 40 empirical studies on training programme characteristics that have motivated trainees conducted since 1986.Findings – The main characteristics of a training programme that stimulate training motivation are option to voluntary atte...
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#2Shamsuddin AhmadH-Index: 5
Last. Bahaman Abu SamahH-Index: 17
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Recent studies have highlighted training motivation as the most important precursor to training effectiveness. However, the existence of various forms of training motivation makes it difficult to accurately determine the effects of motivation in training. Therefore, a framework for the mediation effect of comprehensive training motivation on the relationships between supports from trainees, training programs, and organizational characteristics and training effectiveness is developed. The differe...
#1Affero Ismail (UPM: Universiti Putra Malaysia)H-Index: 5
Last. Shamsuddin AhmadH-Index: 5
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Pengawasan telah menjadi isu utama dalam studi di sekolah pascasarjana. Pengawasan dapat didefinisikan sebagai hubungan orang per orang secara intensif dan interpersonal. Pengawas dirancang untuk dapat memfasilitasi perkembangan akademik mahasiswa baik terkait dengan tugas maupun penelitian mereka. Paper ini menunjukkan betapa kompleksnya bidang pengawasan terhadap mahasiswa, yang dipengaruhi oleh banyak faktor, di antaranya latar belakang sosial, kepribadian pengawas dan mahasiswa, hubungan yan...
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#1Reza Bagherian (UPM: Universiti Putra Malaysia)H-Index: 6
#2Bahaman Abu Samah (UPM: Universiti Putra Malaysia)H-Index: 17
Last. Shamsuddin Ahmad (UPM: Universiti Putra Malaysia)H-Index: 5
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The degree of popular participation in development programs is a major determinant of success or failure, but the factors which make participation efforts successful still remained a mystery. This study was designed to discover this mystery and determine the factors that influence local people’s participation in Watershed Management Programs by using the social exchange framework. The data for this study were gathered from 200 respondents through personal interview during August and September 20...
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#1Reza BagherianH-Index: 6
#2Bahaman Abu SamahH-Index: 17
Last. Shamsuddin AhmadH-Index: 5
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The degree of popular participation in development programs is a major determinant of success or failure but the factors which make participation efforts successful still remained a mystery. Many studies have developed numerous and sometimes different views concerning to the dimensions of participation. Most of these literatures tends to be descriptive and rarely applies theory. This study was designed to analyze the people participation in Watershed Management Programs in Iran by using the fram...
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#1Reza BagherianH-Index: 6
#2Bahaman Abu SamahH-Index: 17
Last. Shamsuddin AhmadH-Index: 5
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The degree of popular participation in development programs is a major determinant of success or failure but the factors which make participation efforts successful still remained a mystery. Many studies have developed numerous and sometimes different views concerning to the dimensions of participation. Most of these literatures tends to be descriptive and rarely applies theory. This study was designed to analyze the people participation in Watershed Management Programs in Iran by using the fram...
#1Shamsuddin AhmadH-Index: 5
#2Khairuddin IdrisH-Index: 1
Last. Azahari IsmailH-Index: 2
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A crisis of confidence in the society is partly due to the reason that the society increasingly feels that their interests are not served by the professions. The situation if allowed to continue will not only adversely affect the professions, but will also destabilize the society. This study aims to identify the dimensions of ethical practices among the teaching profession at a public institute of higher learning. Quantitative data were collected from 147 lecturers to determine the basic concept...
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